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Wolds Words Festival


Welcome to the Wold Words Festival 2017Wolds Words Festival Tank

Wolds Words is a boutique festival of literature, craft and heritage that takes place across East Lindsey every October. Delivered in an array of beautiful, historic venues across Louth, Spilsby, Alford, Horncastle and the surrounding areas, this celebration of local culture should be a circled on everyone’s calendar!

Wolds Words Festival 2017 Programme

We are proud to release the Wolds Words Festival Programme 2017.

Whether you want to learn a new skill, try one of the fabulous craft workshops, develop your writing skills or learn more about the heritage of the local area, Wolds Words 2017 is brimming with interesting and enjoyable sessions for everyone to take part in.

Magna Vitae are once again working closely with a number of community partners and organisations across East Lindsey including Alford Craft Market, Alford Manor House, East Lindsey District Council and The Lincolnshire Branch of the Betjeman Society, Far Welter’d, Louth Naturalists’, Antiquarian and Literary Society, Louth Photographic Society, Riverhead Theatre, Spilsby Theatre, Team Tennyson, Workers’ Educational Association Louth Branch and Write Away.

Take a look at the wide range of heritage talks, craft workshops, literature talks and performances inside – we are sure there’ll be something to take your fancy!

How to book tickets


 When you see this sign in the programme, it highlights that advanced booking is required (even if the event is free).

There are two ways to book a place on events marked with the above sign:

By phone – Please speak to the reception team at the Meridian Leisure Centre on 01507 607650. To secure bookings payment will need to be made by card. If you require a receipt please provide an email address.

In person – Please visit the reception team at the Meridian Leisure Centre. Payment for bookings can be made by card, cheque or cash. Please note that the receipts provided will act as your ticket. Magna Vitae staff will be provided with event registers.

Normal opening times for the Meridian Leisure Centre:

Monday to Friday: 6am-10pm
Saturday and Sunday: 6.30am-7pm.

RefundsWolds Words Festival Peg People

Please note: bookings must be cancelled at least 48 hours in advance for a refund.

Important Information

Please note that a number of events in the programme are delivered and managed by external partners and organisations. If this is the case separate booking details will be stated next to the event. Please do check carefully to avoid any disappointment.

Have you been to Wolds Words Festival 2017?

We would love to hear your feedback on any of the events hosted by this year’s Wolds Words Festival. We would like to invite anyone who has attend any of the sessions in the 2017 programme to fill in a short survey.

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